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## Scenario Overview

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (a.k.a. the Food Stamp Program) helps low-income families supplement their food needs by providing limited funds in order to buy foods necessary for staying healthy.

This example shows how to set up a Decision Table to evaluate if a person is entitled to Food Assistance under the requirements laid down by the US State of Idaho.

Requirements shown below.

```Rule 1:

You must be a Citizen of, or legal immigrant to, the USA.```
```Rule 2:

You must be a resident of the State of Idaho```
```Rule 3:

With some exceptions, you must work or participate in an employment or training ```
```Rule 4:

Your household income must be less than the program income limits for your household size.```

In this example the Account entity has been renamed to Household  and modified accordingly.
Contacts have been renamed as Household Residents that live in the that Household

## N52 Formula Manager Solution

The Formula Manager solution works like this:

• A formula of type ‘Save – Perform Action’ is created on the Household Resident entity
• The Source Properties are set to ‘Employment Status’, ‘Current Savings’ and ‘Monthly Income’
• The Event is set to ‘Create & Update’
• Exit this Decision Table on First Match is turned On

### Decision Table

The Household Income requirement states that for every resident after 8 we should add \$451 to the max income allowed for 8 residents.

Therefore we use the following 4430 + (451 * ({Household Residents} – 8)).
For 10 residents it would evaluate to 4430 + (451*(10-8)) = \$5532 dollars.

### Calculations Table

The Calculations Table has 3 calculations to execute as part of this Decision Table

• Resident in Idaho – Checks if the State / Provence field of the Household the Household Resident is living in is set to Idaho
• Household Income -  Sums up the income and savings of all Household Residents living in the Household
• Household Residents -  Counts how many Household Residents live in the Household.

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